Bantry, County Cork

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Location of Bantry

Bantry Town is located in the South of Ireland in County Cork. Standing on a beautiful harbour on the South Coast.


History of Bantry

Bantry town is steeped in history particularly due to its ease of access via the harbour. In 1689 a French fleet sailed into Bantry Bay with arms for James II in his war with William of Orange. In 1796 Bantry was again the destination of a French Fleet, in support of the Irish patriot, Wolfe Tone. Wolfe Tone was a founder member of the United Irishmen. Bantry House situated at the head of Bantry Bay is open to the public and is well worth a visit.

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Ilnacullin - Bantry

Bantry Festivals

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Tourism Ireland

Riverside Holiday Homes , Killorglin

Riverside Holiday Homes are situated in Killorglin Town, on the banks of the beautiful River Laune, along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Killorglin is home to the annual world famous Puck Fair, one of Irelands oldest and most unusual festivals

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Forest View, Glenbeigh

Forest View is an elegant family run bed and breakfast located close to Glenbeigh village with panoramic views of forest. This beautiful, tranquil home is ideally located along the Ring of Kerry making it an ideal base for touring.

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Kilkern House, Clonakilty

Kilkern House nestles in the heart of West Cork, an area of panoramic beauty on the edge of Kilkern Lake with splendid views of unspoilt countryside, miles of sandy beaches and woodlands.Kilkern House is located 5km from the Cathedral town of Rosscarbery


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